Boston Globe / To Do List (excerpt)

By June Wulff

Thar he blows Philharmonic isn’t usually associated with a Dixieland sound, but it is for Chandler Travis Philharmonic. The namesake has said that his new album, “Chandler Travis Philharmonic Blows!’’ has “a rhythm section from heaven,’’ so strap on your angelic wings and head to Johnny D’s for some alternative Dixieland and […]

Boston Herald – Chandler Travis Philharmonic rocks music’s comedic boundaries

CHANGING CLOTHES: The wildly garbed Chandler Travis Philharmonic will be dressed more sedately Thursday at Johnny D’s.

By Jim Sullivan / Music

“I’ve had to struggle my whole life making music that uses humor,” singer-guitarist Chandler Travis said by phone from his Cape Cod home. “So many musicians have done humor in a […]

WPKN (Bridgeport, CT) – Chandler interview

Chandler was interviewed yesterday (Sunday, January 23) by David Golden on his Morning Maniac Music show on WPKN (89.5 Bridgeport, CT).

Listen to their archive of the inteview here.

Corvallis Gazette-Times (Corvallis, OR) – “Chandler Travis Philharmonic Blows!” Review

Chandler Travis Philharmonic Blows!

The Year In Spin From local to national releases, 2010 was a rich year for sounds

by Cory Frye

ALBANY — Can I be honest with you? I hate lists. They’re the bane of my existence. But, unfortunately for me, I love being a critic (grouser for profit), and […]

All About Jazz – “Chandler Travis Philharmonic Blows!” Review

Chandler Travis Philharmonic – Chandler Travis Philharmonic Blows! (2010)


This syndicated blog entry appears courtesy of Something Else!. Copyright © 2011. All rights reserved.

By Mark Saleski

When I was a little kid, we used to take vacations out on Cape Cod. Back then there was a target ship anchored out in […]

All Music Guide – “Chandler Travis Philharmonic Blows!” review

Chandler Travis Philharmonic Blows! Chandler Travis Philharmonic 3 1/2 stars (out of 5)

by William Ruhlmann

Guitarist and singer Chandler Travis is a bandleader with a sense of humor, and his nonet Chandler Travis Philharmonic can be described as a sort of demented Dixieland outfit, notably on the leadoff track on this album, “Mid-Morning in […]

WRSI (The River 93.9) – Chandler Travis Philharmonic interview and performance

On our recent swing through New York and Western Massachusetts, we stopped by the studios of WRSI (The River – 93.9FM in Northampton, MA). Host Joan Holliday of Live on the Riversound Cafe interviewed Chandler and we played a couple of songs.

We also recorded some short promos – “93 9 The River” sung a […]

Daily New Hampshire Gazette – Clubland: Chandler Travis Philarmonic at Iron Horse

By KEN MAIURI Gazette Contributing Writer

From the new kids on the block to the New England band from another universe: the Chandler Travis Philharmonic swings in from the outer reaches (of Cape Cod) for a big show at the Iron Horse on Friday at 10 p.m.

The CTP is related to NRBQ not just […]

Nippertown (Albany, NY) – CD: THe Chandler Travis Philharmonic’s “Blows!”

Chandler Travis Philharmonic: Blows(Sonic Trout, 2010):

“Stupendous * Startling * Stunning * Zesty * Extraordinary * Jaw-Dropping * Moist”

Those are the bold-faced adjectives that are splayed across the inside cover of the latest digital-friendly disc that’s dropped from the slightly surreal mind of Chandler Travis and his equally off-center band. And the only one […]

The Noise (Boston) – “Chandler Travis Philharmonic Blows!” review

Chandler Travis Philharmonic Blows!


CHANDLER TRAVIS PHILHARMONIC Sonic Trout Chandler Travis Philharmonic Blows! 12-song CD

Zesty! Stunning! Startling! …these are but words written on the CD package. And I might have gotten the title of the disc wrong—it could be It’s a Chan’s Chan’s Chan’s World—or Soul Brother #764—or Is It Yes Or […]